The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 70 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 34 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.05% 3.57% 4.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.25% 17.81% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 59
Median salary £35,500 £45,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.40% +30.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
223 292 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.00% 20.07% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 200 262 226
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 43 (81.13%) C#
2 33 (62.26%) .NET
2 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
3 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
4 29 (54.72%) Degree
5 28 (52.83%) CSS
5 28 (52.83%) HTML
6 26 (49.06%) XML
7 25 (47.17%) SQL
8 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
9 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
9 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
9 23 (43.40%) MVC
10 20 (37.74%) Mathematics
11 19 (35.85%) jQuery
11 19 (35.85%) HTML5
12 18 (33.96%) C++
13 17 (32.08%) Java
13 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
13 17 (32.08%) CSS3
14 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (28.30%) PHP
15 15 (28.30%) TDD
16 14 (26.42%) CAD
16 14 (26.42%) Algorithms
17 12 (22.64%) Aerospace
17 12 (22.64%) PhD
17 12 (22.64%) Web Development
18 10 (18.87%) XSLT
18 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) CMS
1 5 (9.43%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (9.43%) Umbraco
1 5 (9.43%) WordPress
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) NFC
1 4 (7.55%) SMPP
1 4 (7.55%) SMS
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) NUnit
2 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) MSBuild
4 4 (7.55%) MSTest
4 4 (7.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (7.55%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.77%) AppVeyor
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (22.64%) Aerospace
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
4 4 (7.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Software Engineer
3 16 (30.19%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Web Developer
5 9 (16.98%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (16.98%) HTML Developer
6 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Java Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Applications Developer
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.43%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) CAD Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) .NET
2 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
3 28 (52.83%) CSS
3 28 (52.83%) HTML
4 26 (49.06%) XML
5 19 (35.85%) HTML5
5 19 (35.85%) jQuery
6 17 (32.08%) CSS3
7 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (18.87%) XSLT
9 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.09%) J2EE
10 6 (11.32%) Ajax
10 6 (11.32%) OpenGL
11 5 (9.43%) WCF
12 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (7.55%) LINQ
13 3 (5.66%) Web Services
14 2 (3.77%) MFC
14 2 (3.77%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
2 20 (37.74%) Mathematics
3 14 (26.42%) Algorithms
4 8 (15.09%) Physics
5 4 (7.55%) Life Science
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
2 23 (43.40%) MVC
3 15 (28.30%) TDD
4 14 (26.42%) CAD
5 12 (22.64%) Web Development
6 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.32%) Release Management
8 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
8 5 (9.43%) SOA
8 5 (9.43%) UML
8 5 (9.43%) Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Smoke Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 18 (33.96%) C++
5 17 (32.08%) Java
6 15 (28.30%) PHP
7 6 (11.32%) C
7 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.77%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Degree
2 12 (22.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) Facebook
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) Nintex
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